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Dr. Virgil Hatcher, MD

Dermatologist

New York, NY

About Dr. Virgil Hatcher

*Our office entrance is the same as 315 Madison Avenue between the businesses of Cohen Optical and Chick-fil-A on East 42nd Street. Virgil Hatcher is a diligent and caring dermatologist serving the community of New York, NY. Dr. Hatcher attended the University of California, San Francisco, where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency in dermatology at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Hatcher continued his training by completing a fellowship in virology at New York University as well as Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Hatcher is a part of Beth Israel Medical Group and is affiliated with Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Hatcher is a member of the New York State Medical Society and the American Academy of Dermatology. Patients see Dr. Hatcher for a variety of reasons, including dermatology consultations, Botox treatments, and laser hair removal. He was chief resident during his dermatology residency at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Hatcher is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Dermatologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of California, San Francisco, Doctor of Medicine
  • Saint Mary's Medical Center (Internship)
  • New York University, Fellowship in Virology
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Fellowship in Virology
  • New York University Medical Center, Residency in Dermatology
  • Columbia University (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • The Rho Chi Society

Awards and publications

  • Chief Resident in Dermatology New York University Medical Center, Department of Dermatology New York, NY
  • Summa Cum Laude Rho Chi Society Member
  • Honors Distinction. Microbiology, Parasitology, Biochemistry, Sr. Medicine, And Dermatology
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship: Anna Fuller Fund (7/82 - 12/83)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology Gold Level Award Circle of Volunteerism

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1457351975

Dr. Virgil Hatcher's office location

Centro Medico Dominicano

50 E 42nd St, #407

New York, NY 10017

Patient reviews for Dr. Virgil Hatcher

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My visit in the office was great with Dr. Hatcher. The follow-up after the appointment has not been the best experience. I am have been calling for two weeks trying to get an answer about my prescription. the staff is verypolite when they return my call but both times they said they were going to call back with an answer. And never did. Frustrating to say the least.
Less than 1 month ago
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He is my favorite dermatologist. Thoughtful and precise.
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Helped cure a problem I had seen other doctors about over the last several years. He explained the treatment plan in a way that I could understand.
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Dr. Virgil is the best dermatologist I’ve ever had. He is brilliant.
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He’s the best medical professional I’ve ever visited. I’ve been going to him for years and he takes a genuine interest in his patients. I can’t recommend him enough
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Dr.Hatcher is truly great and definitely the most diligent doctor I've seen
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I saw Dr. Hatcher many years ago in Brooklyn. Somehow he got off my radar until I had a less than stellar experience with another derm. doc. No need to return to her...
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Took time to explain my issue and why certain solutions have not worked in the past and walk me through what we were going to try that was different.
Less than 3 months ago
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The Doctor was excellent ! He was very engaged and explained everything well, gave me a few options of what I should do about my issue.
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Clearly explained everything and didn't push diagnosis. Highly recommend.
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When I arrived for my appointment it took 15min for me to be taken back to a room. Once in the room the nurse/assistant took my vitals (not sure why necessary for a dermatologist appointment) then told me when the doctorwas done they would move me to the other room. 25min go by (during this time another nurse/assistant came in and began chatting socially in Spanish (asking how her weekend was, her mom etc.) with the other assistant. I thought this was a little unprofessional. Finally she left and I asked the original assistant/nurse how much longer the wait would be (at this point I'd been waiting 35min). After another 3-5 min she told me we could go into the other room. During my appointment the doctor had an assistant in the room with him (he didn't introduce her and I felt slightly uncomfortable having her just stand there not saying anything. Dr. Hatcher was friendly and knowledgeable. Not sure if I'll go back...the office is convenient to my office but will probably look for another dermatologist that is more respectful of my time and who's staff is more professional.
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Dr Hatcher was wonderful! I will definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
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Very knowledgeable dermatologist, one of the BEST!
Less than 3 months ago
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He is my go to dermatologist and has been for many years.
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Excellent he is a great doctor.
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Such a shame that his office don’t actually care to let their patients know or disclose everything their doing because to quote them, “they don’t have to” Rude staff, dirty office, mr Hatcher is a small coward who would rather apoor reputation than satisfied patients. Don’t go here, go anywhere else.
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My visit today was simply wonderful!! THANK YOU!!!!
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My favorite dermatologist in NYC.
Less than 6 months ago
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He is very informative and makes sure to understand your issues/concerns. Very thorough doctor.
Less than 6 months ago
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Such a nice and welcoming staff. Dr. Virgil was very helpful and made the visit very enjoyable.
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He could have been better prepared. He was late. He gave me a bottle, which was dirty, with no explanation to use for my face. To me, the whole experience was very unprofessional.
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Great experience! I came in for an annual skin check and Dr. Hatcher was great - highly recommend!
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Great visit. Lousy follow-up. Very difficult getting in touch with the office to get the results of lab work which made it difficult to figure out next steps. Love Dr. Hatcher though. He’s solid and very attentive.
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Dr. Hatcher has been our physician for a long time. We love him for the fact he takes times to see the patient and he'll make sure your medical issue is addressed during your visit.
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Worst dermatologist I’ve seen. Stay away. Dr. Hatcher kept me waiting over an hour. The consultation was underwhelming. The worst parts: He asked that I text him in two days to get my lab results and prescription—which I thought was odd.Two days later, lab tests weren’t back. Rather than let me know when it was ready, the responsibility laid on me the patient to follow up with him! Three weeks later, I text him again and he says he’s out of the country but he has a prescription for me, but I must text him my name, DOB and local pharmacy. He shared no information about what he prescribed and I learned from my pharmacist that it is a pill of higher milligrams than what I’ve previously taken which I told him I did not want. This practice doesn’t have much regard for the patient experience and I walk away from them dissatisfied and feeling like it was a waste of time and money. I will never go back.
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Dr Hatcher has been my dermatologist for over 15 years - he has successfully helped me with multiple skin issues which many doctors before him were unable to treat. He is always methodical, thoughtful, never overly prescribing medications,always testing to make sure his diagnosis/treatment is right. He has helped me for years on long term issues like rosacea, eczema as well as quickly on small things: pimple zapping, ear piercing problems, minor burns. He’s literally a “face-saver” and a calm, friendly, very knowledgeable doctor that helps me put on “my best face” (Sorry for all the puns :) Highly recommend!
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Doctor Hatcher has been my doctor for 15 years he is the best.
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He is a wonderful doctor who takes his time explaining what is going on and action plans. I definitely will see him again. I do think the office is a bit messy and could use a good clean.
Less than 1 year ago
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Great bedside manners, very professional and caring, very thorough.
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Went very well
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He’s a great Dr. Always takes extra time to explain everything to me and always does a Fantastic Job!!
Less than 1 year ago
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The best Dermatologist around!
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This was my first visit, and it went fine. However, I was irritated to find out that if you use a Visa credit card, you are assessed an additional service fee. I did not see this information anywhere when I booked the appointment on ZocDoc.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Hatcher was very warm and personable. He explained things to me clearly. I’d go visit him again.
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Dr. Hatcher is the best dermatologist I’ve had. He’s patient and thorough and my skin has never been better.
Less than 1 year ago
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I was impressed with the Dr Hatcher’s knowledge he seemed to care about the plight of my issues. The only thing is you have to wait. I understand why though, he spends time with you. I came in at 820 andleft at 940 but it was well worth the time. I will be back to visit.
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Dr. Hatcher is very thorough and you can be sure he will follow up until the problem is resolved. I would definitely recommend him.
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I have been going to Dr. Hatcher for quite sometime, he’s extremely courteous and professional and gives his undivided attention always. I highly recommend Dr. Hatcher.
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Dr. Hatcher is an amazing dermatologist! Very professional, knowledgeable and accommodating!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Hatcher always addresses my concerns and then really thinks about how to move forward, sometimes even doing a bit more research and getting back to me.
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I saw Dr. Hatcher recently for a followup cosmetic procedure. I have been a patient of Dr. Hatcher’s for over 20 years and it shows. He has treated my cystic acne, removed skin tags and performed various cosmetic procedures. Dr. Hatchergives good advice and has a medical perspective which comes with experience.
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He is very knowledgeable about everything and asked very thorough questions and even explained what each medication would do for my situation
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Very friendly and professional office
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He is a great doctor and very professional.
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I did not enjoy my visit with Dr. Hatcher. I arrived before my scheduled appointment because I work nearby and was on my lunch break. I waited 40 minutes before I was seen, understandably so he is the only doctor inthe office but there shouldn't be 4 people waiting to see one doctor. I had a mild case of eczema and wanted a second opinion, but he stood so far away from me while talking that it made me feel really uncomfortable. The personal interaction with this physician was next to none. I felt rushed and will not return.
Less than 1 year ago
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I have seen Dr. Hatcher for over 30 years. He treats my daughter as well as my granddaughter. He is a top notch doctor.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Hatcher for 12 years. I highly recommend him.
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He's great. Cleared up my acne, removed all acne related stars. Always knows what to do. Stop wasting money on products that don't work. See Dr Hatcher and get your skin clear and moist.
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